Clifton Park

Your Clifton Park: News Briefs for Dec. 14 to Dec. 20


Credit union to open branch

HALFMOON – First New York Federal Credit Union will open a full-service branch in town during the summer of 2019.

The aim of the new branch, to be located at 1533 Route 9, is to better accommodate First New York’s growing membership in Saratoga County. It will feature two First New York Express Interactive Teller Machines and a knowledgeable branch staff to assist with accounts, loans and financial health.

First New York, founded in 1937, has one additional Saratoga County location at 424 Maple Ave. in Saratoga Springs. There are also branches in Albany, Cobleskill, Niskayuna, Glenville and Rotterdam.


Fly-tying program to begin in January

CLIFTON PARK – An introduction to fly-tying program sponsored by the Capital District Fly Fishers will begin at 7 p.m. on Jan. 9, with eight sessions on various Wednesdays through March to be held at Grooms Tavern, 290 Sugar Hill Road.

The cost is $75, which includes all fly tying materials. Students must provide their own vise. To register, visit Intro to Fly Tying. For more information, call 518-421-6762 or 518-885-8257.


Contra Dance scheduled at Saratoga YMCA

SARATOGA SPRINGS – A Contra Dance will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. on Dec. 29 at the Saratoga YMCA, 1 Wall St., with caller Joan Savitt and music by the Up Front Session Band.

Free contra dance instruction for beginners is set for 6:40 p.m., and there is no need to bring a partner. The cost is $11 for adults, $10 for Dance Flurry Organization members or seniors 65 and up; $9 for YMCA members; $8 for students with ID; $7 for dancers under age 14. For information, visit


Chorus conduct Christmas concert

The Clifton Park Community Chorus was set to perform a Christmas concert called “Do You Hear The Christmas Bells” Sunday.

The performance was to be held at 3 p.m. at the Shenendehowa UMC Bell Choir.

The concert was sponsored by the town of Clifton Park.

Categories: Schenectady County, Your Niskayuna


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